Baobab or Bronze Boabá
The Baobab is a sacred tree and a symbol of great longevity for the Dogon people. It is a sacred and magical tree for the Dogon. Integrates life, from birth to death.
This tree is a reference point for the traveler, shepherd and above all a place to meet, talk and rest after working in the field. The piece represents the artistic skill of Dogon blacksmiths.
The predominant method employed by the Dogon in creating objects like this is called “lost wax casting,” and each piece is unique.
It is made in bronze.
|Length: 16.5 cm
|Height: 18 cm
|Width: 16.5 cm
|Weight: 788 g